Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for EnCase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EnCase over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Guidance Software EnCase
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1107 1106 1200
Rank change year-on-year -1 +94 +25
Permanent jobs citing EnCase 50 67 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.038% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.33% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 62
UK median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -6.12% +2.08%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £54,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.09% -9.17% +37.93%

EnCase is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15,332 15,205 16,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.55% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,525 12,311 13,187
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +4.88%

EnCase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EnCase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EnCase.

Salary trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EnCase over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EnCase within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 49 £50,000 -13.04% 2
UK excluding London +35 31 £49,000 -10.09% 1
London -16 18 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East of England - 15 £49,000 -
Midlands +21 6 - - 1
West Midlands - 6 - - 1
South West +14 5 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
North of England - 3 £32,500 -
South East +18 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing EnCase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for EnCase.

1 30 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 23 (46.00%) GCFA
2 23 (46.00%) GCFE
3 21 (42.00%) GIAC
4 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 17 (34.00%) Memory Management
6 15 (30.00%) E-Discovery
7 14 (28.00%) CREST Certified
7 14 (28.00%) FTK
7 14 (28.00%) Forensic Analysis
8 9 (18.00%) Firewall
8 9 (18.00%) Computer Forensics
8 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (16.00%) Legal
9 8 (16.00%) Python
10 7 (14.00%) SQL
10 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.00%) Snort
11 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Linux
11 6 (12.00%) Information Security
11 6 (12.00%) Finance
11 6 (12.00%) Veritas eDiscovery
11 6 (12.00%) e-Disclosure
11 6 (12.00%) Suricata
11 6 (12.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (10.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (10.00%) Windows

EnCase
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 2 (4.00%) Relativity
2 2 (4.00%) Ringtail
3 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.00%) Firewall
3 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.00%) BGP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) Network Security
5 1 (2.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.00%) MS Access
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
1 1 (2.00%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (16.00%) Legal
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Forensic Investigator
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Forensic Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Forensic Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Computer Forensics Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) E-Discovery Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) E-Disclosure Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) EnCase Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Graduate
9 1 (2.00%) Graduate Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Malware Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Cybercrime
1 3 (6.00%) iPad
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Kali Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Digital Forensics
2 17 (34.00%) Memory Management
3 15 (30.00%) E-Discovery
4 14 (28.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 9 (18.00%) Computer Forensics
6 6 (12.00%) e-Disclosure
6 6 (12.00%) Information Security
7 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
9 3 (6.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.00%) SIEM
9 3 (6.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Python
2 7 (14.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Ruby
4 3 (6.00%) Perl
4 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) GCFA
1 23 (46.00%) GCFE
2 21 (42.00%) GIAC
3 14 (28.00%) CREST Certified
4 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.00%) CFCE
6 4 (8.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) GCIH
7 3 (6.00%) GREM
8 2 (4.00%) CEH
8 2 (4.00%) GSEC
9 1 (2.00%) EnCE
9 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Snort
2 2 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) FTK
2 6 (12.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (12.00%) Suricata
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (4.00%) Nessus
4 2 (4.00%) Nexpose
4 2 (4.00%) Nmap
5 1 (2.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Cellebrite
2 4 (8.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Recommind
4 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (4.00%) LogRhythm
4 2 (4.00%) Nuix
4 2 (4.00%) Rapid7
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.00%) NetWitness
5 1 (2.00%) Palantir
5 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Sophos
5 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire